“Mauna Loa begins eruption–no immediate threat to nearby communities.”
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|Mauna Loa begins to erupt; no immediate threat to nearby communities
The world’s largest active volcano is erupting, with lava flows at the summit region visible from Kona, the U.S. Geological Survey reported Sunday night. On Monday, civil defense officials warned Big Island residents to prepare in case the eruption causes lava to flow toward communities. Star-Advertiser. Hawaii News Now. Civil Beat. USGS.
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GET petition effort finds support
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The Honolulu Fish Auction Celebrates Its 70th Anniversary
The auction at Pier 38 sells up to 90,000 pounds of fish a day and is a key part of the state’s biggest food-producing industry….. read more.
|BWS chief blocks mayor’s landfill request over aquifer concerns
Ernie Lau, Honolulu Board of Water Supply’s chief engineer, has rejected Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi’s request to locate the city’s next solid-waste landfill in an area where a chemical leak might foul the island’s water resources. Star-Advertiser.
Hawai‘i gun permit ruling sides with “homesick” Navy officer
Mayor Rick Blangiardi to move forward with historic preservation panel
Prosecutors roll the dice on new enforcement measures targeting illegal gambling rooms
Two O‘ahu schools fight for survival as enrollment shrinks
Homeward bound: Hawai‘i program flies homeless people to the mainland
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|New rules and fees proposed for hosted and non-hosted transient rentals
A proposed revamp of the county’s vacation rental law includes registration of hosted accommodations, as well as new regulations and fees. It also paves the way for the creation of vacation nodes, where new short-term rentals could crop up in areas where they’re currently banned. West Hawaii Today.
Hilo man sentenced to federal prison for defrauding Covid-19 relief programs
Native Hawaiians are still waiting for the military to remove unexploded bombs
$14.4 million bond funding approved for Kaloko Heights affordable housing
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|Lawsuit seeks new Maui County Council election for Wailuku
The lawsuit alleges that hundreds of uncounted ballots could have swayed the outcome of a race decided by 513 votes. It is asking for a new election for the Wailuku-Waihee-Waikapu seat, alleging “irregularities and mistakes.” Civil Beat. Maui Now.
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|Kaua‘i County Council votes in new leadership
In a meeting last week, the new council tapped member-elect Mel Rapozo to serve as chair for the next two years. Garden Island.
Public is invited to attend inauguration of mayor, council
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